Bhubaneswar: The Indian National Congress has fielded Ajit Mangaraj for the by-elections in the Pipili assembly segment. The polling for Pipili is scheduled on April 17.
The bypoll is being held in the Pipli assembly segment due to the demise of Maharathy in October 2020.
According to reports, the Pradesh Congress Committee had recommended three names for the Assembly seat to the party’s Central leadership.
The name of Ajit Mangaraj was finalised today as the party’s candidate for the by-elections.